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Organizational Behavior in Health Care

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Course No: PUBH.5020-045; SIS Class Nbr: 1286; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course reviews the organizational structure of healthcare facilities and the behavior of individuals within them. Students analyze the role of administration, human resources, providers and other support staff and apply organizational, behavioral, and social science practice and theory, to the operations of the healthcare organization. Comparison is made between healthcare and non-health care types of industry to highlight the unique characteristics of healthcare workers. An emphasis is also made on leadership styles, organizational culture, and change management within the healthcare organization.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Robert Holmes
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Jul 01
  • Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Health Management, M.S. in Health Informatics and Management: Informatics Concentration, M.S. in Health Informatics and Management: Management Concentration

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